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Tim Tszyu Height, Weight, Family, Facts, Girlfriend, Education, Biography

Tim Tszyu Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 69 kg
Date of Birth November 2, 1994
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Girlfriend Alexandra Constantine

Tim Tszyu is an Australian professional boxer who had won all 21 of his professional bouts, as of May 2022, 15 of them via knockout. In October 2017, he won the vacant WBC (World Boxing Council)–ABCO (Asian Boxing Council) Continental light-middleweight title. He retained the title in both May 2018 and August 2018. In February 2019, he clinched the vacant WBA (World Boxing Association) Oceania interim light-middleweight title. In May 2019, he captured the Australian light-middleweight title. In August 2019, he won the IBF  (International Boxing Federation) Australasian and the inaugural WBO (World Boxing Organization) Global light-middleweight titles. He retained those 2 titles in December 2019, August 2020, and December 2020. He went to further retain the 2nd of those titles in March 2021, July 2021, November 2021, and March 2022. In July 2021, he captured the vacant Commonwealth light-middleweight title. In November 2021, he secured the WBO Asia Pacific light-middleweight title.

Born Name

Timofei Konstantinovich Tszyu

Nick Name

The Soul Taker

Tim Tszyu as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2021
Tim Tszyu as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2021 (Tim Tszyu / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Residence

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Nationality

Australian nationality

 

Education

Tim had attended the St. George Christian School, an independent non-denominational Christian primary and secondary day school located in the suburbs of southern Sydney. He had also studied at the Newington College, an independent Uniting Church primary and secondary day and boarding school for boys, located in Stanmore, Sydney. He had later joined the University of Technology Sydney, a public research university in Sydney, to pursue a business degree.

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Occupation

Professional Boxer

Tim Tszyu as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2021
Tim Tszyu as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2021 (Tim Tszyu / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Konstantin Borisovich ‘Kostya’ Tszyu (Former Professional Boxer, Winner of multiple Light-Welterweight World Championships including the undisputed and lineal titles between 2001 and 2005; ‘Bronze’ Medalist in the lightweight division at the 1989 World Amateur Boxing Championships; ‘Gold’ Medalist at the 1989 and 1991 European Amateur Boxing Championships; Inducted into the ‘International Boxing Hall of Fame’ in 2011)
  • Mother – Natasha Anikina
  • Siblings – Anastasia Tszyu (Younger Sister), Nikita Tszyu (Younger Brother) (Professional Boxer)
  • Others – Boris T. Tszyu (Paternal Grandfather) (Fitter in a Metal Factory), Valentina Tszyu (Paternal Grandmother) (Nurse), Tatiana Averina (Step-Mother). He has 2 younger half-siblings.

Weight(s)

Light-Middleweight

Stance

Orthodox

Reach

6 ft or 183 cm

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175.5 cm

Weight

69 kg or 152 lbs

Tim Tszyu as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2021
Tim Tszyu as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2021 (Tim Tszyu / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tim has dated –

  1. Alexandra Constantine (2016-Present)

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial (White and Asian)

He is of Russian, Korean, and Mongolian descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Short-cropped, side-parted hair
  • Affable smile
  • Often sports a light stubble
Tim Tszyu as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2022
Tim Tszyu as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2022 (Tim Tszyu / Instagram)

Tim Tszyu Facts

  1. Although his father was a world champion boxer, Tim’s first sporting interest was gymnastics and he had even enrolled in a local training center when he was 6 years old.
  2. About 4 years later, he had switched to soccer and was selected to play for multiple local representative teams. However, his interest in the sport began to wane by the time he had turned 13 when he and his family had temporarily relocated to Moscow.
  3. They had returned to Sydney a few months later and by the time Tim had turned 15, he had decided that he would pursue a career in boxing.
  4. At the 2011 Melbourne Australian National Championships, he had won the ‘Bronze’ medal in the light welterweight category. Before turning professional in 2016, he had put together a stupendous 33–1 win-loss record in amateur boxing.
  5. A portrait of Tim, drawn by Serbian-born, Sydney-based artist Ksenija Hrnjak was a finalist for the 2022 edition of the Archibald Prize, an Australian portraiture art prize for painting, generally regarded as the most prestigious portrait prize in Australia.
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Featured Image by Tim Tszyu / Instagram

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